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Debut-albums always give a good indication for qualities and identity of new bands. 16Downs firstborn Headrush has brought quite some people in surprise, They showed their subtle and sensitive side with their radiohits Subtle Movements and Heaven still cries, but they suddenly change settings and overwhelm you with dynamic, in your face guitar rocksongs. This diversity brought the band a lot of media attention, as Subtle Movements has been the song with highest airplay-rates for weeks on National Radio. On stage, 16Down impressed on the bigger Dutch outdoor festivals like Lowlands, Parkpop and Bospop; with their variety of songs they succeeded in pleasing the big crowds. Their new album was due to release spring 2003, but the band had to reschedule their recording sessions. Dutch rockstar Anouk asked 16Down to do supports during her Graduated Fool Tour, visiting 17 sold-out venues across Holland. Second Surprise: Andreas Ahlenius, known for his production on Saybias the Second you Sleep, has been introduced to 16Down and joined singer/guitarist Marco Hovius as a co-producer. October 2003, the new album Life in a Fishbowl has been released. The album is a balanced result of influences, character and variety, emphasizing the strong elements of 16Down: dynamics, melody, surprise and renewal.

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  • welmer

    Mei is voorbij... :-( wachten duurt lang

    2 Jun 2012 Reply
  • welmer

    Gisteravond hoopvolle dingen gezien en gehoord. Vette nieuwe nummers afgewisseld met oud werk. In mei komt de plaat uit (en dan wordt er ook opgetreden in Hedon, Zwolle)

    15 Jan 2012 Reply
  • welmer

    Try out data bekend! zie http://www.myspace.com/16downmusic

    29 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Fuzzemz

    Volgens de MySpace pagina van 16Down zal CD4 in oktober/november 2011 uitkomen. Durf het bijna niet te typen....

    11 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Fuzzemz

    En langer.....

    9 Feb 2011 Reply
  • sir_gneiss

    duurt lang......

    6 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Fuzzemz

    Pfffff.... September 14th 2010..... waiting longer still.....

    25 Feb 2010 Reply
  • Fuzzemz

    Still working on new CD. Planned release january 2010!! (long time to wait...)

    9 Aug 2009 Reply
  • FrankTM

    bweh.. autocorrected to 16 Down. should be 16Down really

    17 Mar 2009 Reply
  • TonvanderWal

    4th record release summer 2009!

    19 Feb 2009 Reply
  • sieby

    Kann mir vllt. jemand sagen ob es eine länger Version als die 1:29 von Sail Away gibt?

    22 Aug 2008 Reply
  • sir_gneiss

    mensen, verander de naam naar 16Down, niet 16 Down.....

    22 Apr 2008 Reply
  • sir_gneiss

    F.L.O. is echt wel meer dan een goed album.......

    24 Mar 2008 Reply